Smoky Tomato, Fennel Soup

A bit of pancetta, peppery fennel, and a few drops of liquid smoke add a kick to a classic tomato soup. Ingredients:                                                                             […]

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Fennel Soup with Pancetta

This has almost the same ingredients as the Smokey Tomato and Fennel soup – minus the tomato and the smoke. I had never made a fennel soup before. After this one, I’m sold – as were my adventurous guests. The pancetta creates a delightful and distinct flavour. – 1 tbsp. olive oil – 1 large onion, finely chopped – 2 […]

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Good green soup

I came up with this simple soup after many a conversation about how we could get more greens into the day. Why not drink green soup for a snack? We spend a fortune on green juices these days. Why not make our own home made version for much cheaper price? Bring this soup in a jar and drink it – hot […]

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Curried Sweet Potato Soup

There is nothing like curry spices to warm up your insides. This soup combines three ingredients that compliment one another perfectly – sweet potatoes, curry seasoning, and coconut milk. If you don’t have curry powder, you can combine cumin, turmeric, and ginger. With the coconut milk, a little goes a long way – a half cup adds a significant amount […]

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Sweet Potato, Ginger and Apple Soup

This simple soup has six ingredients. It makes for a light lunch, with a swirl of Greek yogurt. Ingredients: 1 tsbp olive oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and diced 1 inch ginger, peeled and finely chopped 1 medium apple, peeled and diced 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock   Directions: In medium pot, sauté […]

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Sweet Pea Soup

Celery and zucchini make this pea soup a little less dense than a traditional pea soup. Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil 1 medium onion, diced 1 large garlic clove, minced  1 large celery stalk, diced 1 medium zucchini, diced salt and pepper 4 cups chicken stock 2 cups sweet peas salt and pepper, and a dash of cumin or chilli […]

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Wild Mushroom Puree

Nothing beats a rich mushroom soup. Ingredients: 500 grams mixed mushrooms, chopped 1 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 4 cups mushroom or beef stock a handful of thyme, leaves pulled off salt and pepper   Directions: 1. Over medium heat, saute onion and garlic for 5 minutes, without burning the garlic 2. Increase […]

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Simple Seafood Chowder

After a trip out to the East Coast, I fell in love with seafood chowder. I was surprised at how tasty they could be without heapings of cream. Ingredients: 1 medium onion, chopped 1 tbsp olive oil 3 celery stalks, chopped 3 carrots, peeled and chopped 2 small potatoes, peeled and diced 6 cups vegetable stock Salt and pepper 3 cups […]

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